Falcon "Ka-Kaw" Tower Takeover MS Tournament

02/07/2020 - 02/08/2020
Falcon "Ka-Kaw" Tower Takeover MS Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-9849

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 22

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Price: $85.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 1028J Bastion Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 5233J Justice League DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 1028Y Ork-estra Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) 91416E Cavalry MS-Cyborg ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) 74100X Allen and the Wrenches CONCORDIA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 3141R Random Bits Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Think Award (VRC/VEXU) 91416D Cavalry MS-Titans BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 1028J Bastion Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 91416D Cavalry MS-Titans BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 1028Y Ork-estra Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) 5233J Justice League DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Think Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 18 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1028J Bastion Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028Y Ork-estra Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1970U UKnight MOUNT MICHAEL JR. KNIGHTS Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
1970X Knightmares MOUNT MICHAEL JR. KNIGHTS Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
3141R Random Bits Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
3919X Mjölnir ST PATRICK'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
5233A Wolverine 2.0 DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
5233D Humpty Dumpty DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
5233J Justice League DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
5233K King Cobra DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
5233M Mavericks DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
33435X Sab-BOT-age Homeschool Omaha, Nebraska, United States
74100X Allen and the Wrenches CONCORDIA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
91416A Cavalry MS-Guinea Pigs ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
91416D Cavalry MS-Titans BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
91416E Cavalry MS-Cyborg ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
91416F Cavalry MS-Flame Masters ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
91416G Cavalry MS- Robosource ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spainish.

Participant Release Form Spainish

 

Participant Release Form.

Participant Release Form

 

REC Foundation Code of Conduct.

REC Foundation Code of Conduct

 

VRC Qualifying Criteria.

VRC Qualifying Criteria

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5

 

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description

 

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after 2/1/20.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will notify about any changes within 3 days of the start of the tournament.

If the event is cancelled then "Cancelled" will appear in the title of the event

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer, please contact dmaline@dcwest.org.

Agenda

(Tentative Agenda)

Friday, February 7th, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Team Registration & Inspection (Friday night only)
4:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Skills Challenge  (Friday night only)
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Judging

Saturday, February 8th, 2020
7:15 a.m. - Pits Open
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Drivers and Coaches Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Judging
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Alliance Selection
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Finals
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Awards and Closing Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 02/07/2020 - 02/08/2020

Venue/Location:

401 S Pine St
401 South Pine Street
Valley, Nebraska 68064
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Dan Maline
Title: Robotics Coach
Email: dmaline@dcwest.org
Phone: 402-598-2703
Event Day Phone: 402-598-2703

Secondary Contact
Nathan Ter Beest
Email: nterbeest@dcwest.org
Phone: 402-359-2583
Event Day Phone: 402-359-2583

Additional Contact Information:

Feel free to contact Nathan or Dan for further information about this tournament.

General Info

Welcome to the annual Falcon "Ka-Kaw" robotics tournament.  This years tournament will take place in our new elementary school gym which is on the 3M side of the main school.  We cannot wait to have you come out to one of the last state qualifying tournaments.

Check-in/Inspections

Please note that ALL teams must check-in and pass inspection Friday, February 7th, 2020.  Select "Agenda" for more information.

 

Registration Fee

All registration fee's must be paid in full no later than five weeks after registering for this event.  Failure to comply may result in your team(s) being remove from the event.

 

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. V5 Inspection checklist found V5 Robot Inspection Checklist.  Cortex checklist found Cortex Robot Inspection Checklist.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Goggles/Safety Glasses
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
Excellence Awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things I wish I’d Known Before My First Vex Tournament.

6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.
Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.  participant-consent-form-spanish